In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Weston McKennie discusses his rapid rise in 2017 from Schalke's youth system to scoring for the United States.
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Schalke and U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie has told ESPN FC that his countrymen should follow in his steps and come to Europe at a young age.
With just over six months left on his current deal, the Germany international midfielder has been linked with several clubs.
Schalke hope Saturday's 4-4 comeback draw at rivals Borussia Dortmund could help to convince midfielder Leon Goretzka to stay with the club.
ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Schalke attacker Yevhen Konoplyanka is this week's No. 1.
Under-fire Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz is under more pressure as his side lost a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 with Schalke.
Two days before Dortmund and Schalke clash, a pair of young Americans on opposite sides of the rivalry got together to enjoy a tradition from home.
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke wants the team to show "courage, determination and fighting spirit" in Saturday's derby against Schalke.
Watford sensation Richarlison is attracting interest from all over the world, including, you guessed it, China. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Schalke would "definitely consider" welcoming back Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil to the club, but would not be able to bring him in next summer.
Germany internationals are out of contract in the summer, and Juve were linked with a move for Goretzka in the last transfer window.
Lutz Michael Frohlich, Germany's new VAR project manager, has rejected the idea that a recent match in the Bundesliga might have been manipulated.
It doesn't take much for Tottenham and Arsenal to battle each other, and Schalke 04 star Leon Goretzka is the subject of the latest North London spat.
For a variety of reasons, Germany has become a friendly place for young Americans, such as Dortmund's Christian Pulisic, to hone their craft.
Liverpool may look to Schalke's Leon Goretzka as a replacement for Emre Can should he depart Anfield. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Germany international has adapted quickly to holding role, and has previously said he enjoys having more possession.
Schalke midfielder McKennie, 19, is playing his first Bundesliga season after a year in the youth academy and has featured in six league games.
Schalke moved up to fourth in the Bundesliga for 24 hours at least thanks to a 2-0 victory over Mainz at the Veltins Arena on Friday night.
Scouting Spotlight looks at three players whose performances are making waves. Espanyol's Aaron Martin has attracted Man United's attention.
Leon Goretzka and Dael Fry to Manchester United are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Substitute Leon Bailey denied Schalke all three points at the Veltins-Arena as Bayer Leverkusen forced a 1-1 Bundesliga draw on Friday.